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Stories of Great Composers for Children


Published February 25, 2011


LibriVox recording of Stories of Great Composers for Children, by Thomas Tapper. Read by Kara Shallenberg.

This is a collection of ten short, entertaining, informative picture-book biographies of famous composers. Each book tells about the childhood and great achievements of a composer, and includes a short musical example. Here are links to the online texts so you can read along and look at the pictures:

Bach: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/34568
Mozart: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/34582
Beethoven: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/34737
Haydn: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/34550
Schubert: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/35070
Handel: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/35157
Chopin: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/35013
Verdi: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/35158
Wagner: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/35128
Grieg: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/35097

(Summary by Kara)

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Reviewer: Augmarr - - February 26, 2011
Subject: Lovely
Just great. Thank you, Kayray. :)
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